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Old Feb 27th 2008, 6:30 am   #1
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Just waking up to the news in UK, earthquake measuring 5.2 in ricter scale !!!!

Stretched from Yorkshire to London !!!!

My husband said he quite literally shite himself last night, I was asleep and he was on the computer !!!!

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Yep - I was a little scared actually. I was awake; I'd just switched the light off to go to sleep.
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Only thing i felt here was rumblings in the guts
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Morning All,

Just waking up to the news in UK, earthquake measuring 5.2 in ricter scale !!!!

Stretched from Yorkshire to London !!!!

My husband said he quite literally shite himself last night, I was asleep and he was on the computer !!!!

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Nope but apparently a chimney fell down in Barnsley the Aussie news said.
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Nope but apparently a chimney fell down in Barnsley the Aussie news said.
fell through his bedroom ceiling apparently and broke the old boys leg.
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Nope but apparently a chimney fell down in Barnsley the Aussie news said.
That can't be true. Aussie news doesn't report on anything outside of Australia (allegedly)
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yeah i felt it , not sure what time .. but house shook good n proper
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My husband said he quite literally shite himself last night, I was asleep and he was on the computer !!!!

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men are such drama queens !!! yep we felt it OH really over reacted and got all excited i just went back to sleep His description of 'the quake' this morning is slightly over the top to say the least i describe it as a shudder he says , "the whole house shook everything was moving ...and did you hear the noise??!!"
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Yep we felt it, apparently the radiator in our bedroom was shaking and I sat up and asked Mark what it was, trouble is I dont remember doing it

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Yep, we felt it! We live about 15 miles from Wragby where the epicentre was. I was in a deep sleep so it took a second or two to realise what was happening but the bed was shaking good and proper (and not for the right reasons!!).

However, the cat just slept right on through.......
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Oh my god did I feel it.

Mr PP was asleep in the front room as I am not sleeping and keeping him awake.

I was lying in bed watching TV and I felt the bed shake, as I live on the flight path to Heathrow I stupidly wondered if it were some big plane or other.

But there was total silence. The bed kept shaking and I nervously checked under the bed to see if the cat was there - not that 7kgs of cat could do much to an iron bed.

Then one side of the bed lifted off the floor and at that point I nearly wet myself - seriously I have never been so scared.

Thinking it was a ghost as there was no other noise, I ran into the living room making as much noise as possible to frighten the 'ghost'.

'I think the flat is haunted, the bed has just lifted up with me on it' I squeaked.

Poor Mr PP sat up and said that he had felt it, we both looked at the wooden futon which is bloody heavy and it had moved several feet.

Could I get to sleep after that? Could I heck as like. The bloke downstairs started snoring to the point I had to put in earplugs and I finally fell asleep at 3.40am and woke up again to the radio at 5.30am.

God I am tired, even if the earth did move for me.
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I was at work in Leeds and it was quite surreal really. Just getting ready to go home and the office windows all bellowed and then everything just shuck once and then seconds after shook again.....
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Morning All,

Just waking up to the news in UK, earthquake measuring 5.2 in ricter scale !!!!

Stretched from Yorkshire to London !!!!

My husband said he quite literally shite himself last night, I was asleep and he was on the computer !!!!

Donna.
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It frightened the life out of me, was at computer as well, the desk was shaking all over the place, the monitor looked like it was about to jump off, all the doors were rattling, I thought something had hit the house.
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It frightened the life out of me, was at computer as well, the desk was shaking all over the place, the monitor looked like it was about to jump off, all the doors were rattling, I thought something had hit the house.
It was very scary that's for sure.

It didn't occur to me what it was, my friend told me that her wardrobe was rattling and swaying

I slept through the last one we had in 2002 (I think it was then) but this one made me think that someone was under the bed lifting it up.
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We felt it too. The bed and the wardrobe doors shook and rattled. I wondered what the hell it was. OH got up to investigate and said he thought it was our son going to get a drink
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